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How Has Justice Thomas Voted in Criminal Procedure Cases?

Since joining the Court, Justice Thomas has participated in 203 criminal procedure cases.  He has voted for defendants 58 times and against them in 145 cases.  Between 2001 and 2004, Justice Thomas voted for defendants 12 times and against them in 31 cases.  Between 2005 and 2009, Justice Thomas voted for defendants 26 times and … Continue Reading

How Has Justice Kilbride Voted in Criminal Procedure Cases?

Justice Kilbride has participated in 203 criminal procedure cases since joining the Court.  He has supported defendants in 81 cases and has voted against defendants 122 times.  From 2001 to 2004, he has voted for defendants 18 times and against them in 25 cases.  From 2005 to 2009, he voted for defendants 36 times and … Continue Reading

How Did Defendants Fare in Criminal Procedure Cases Between 2000 and 2009?

Between 2000 and 2009, the Supreme Court decided 123 criminal procedure cases.  Defendants won 50 of those cases, and the government won 73.  From 2000 to 2004, defendants won 21 cases and lost 31.  Between 2005 and 2009, defendants won 29 cases and lost 42. The Court decided 58 criminal procedure cases which the defendants … Continue Reading

How Did Criminal Defendants Fare in Criminal Procedure Cases from 1990 to 1999?

Between 1990 and 1999, the Supreme Court decided 112 cases involving various questions of criminal procedure.  Defendants won only 46 of those cases, losing 66.  Between 1990 and 1994, the defendants won 26 cases and lost 38.  Between 1995 and 1999, the defendants lost 20 cases and won 28. Sixty-three of those cases were won … Continue Reading
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